The Netherlands born 1947

  • To Australia 1951

Blow fly 1979 Description: fabric length
Place made: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: textiles, screenprint, cotton

Primary Insc: Printed mark l.r. "... Rita Hall"; Printed mark l.r. "Designed &/Printed by ..."
Dimensions: 297.0 h x 122.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.2261
Image rights: © Rita Hall
  • Rita Hall drew upon Bush imagery for her Blow fly fabric of 1979, in which this aggressive and persistent insect is blown uup to grotesque proportions and detail.

    Text © National Gallery of Australia, Canberra